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Add 4/8 and 15/45

4/8 + 15/45 is 5/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 45 = 360,
    4/8 = 4 × 45/8 × 45 = 180/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    15/45 = 15 × 8/45 × 8 = 120/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/360 + 120/360 = 180 + 120/360 = 300/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/6

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